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Comm Studies Class Runs Book Drive for Elementary School: WBZ

Communications Studies Senior Executive-in-Residence Cathryn Edelstein’s nonprofit fundraising class created a book drive for nonprofit On The Same Page to help build a library at the Thomas Edison K-8 School in Brighton.

Edelstein said that more than 40 percent of Boston Public School students do not have a library in their schools, and the Edison was one of those schools

“Students enrolled in my Nonprofit Fundraising Course are blazing a new trail. On the Same Page Boston is now focusing on Boston Public Schools that don’t have libraries,” said Edelstein to Emerson Today. “School libraries provide students a place to explore interests, gain knowledge, and nurture literacy development.”

Edelstein’s class helped deliver 300 new diverse and inclusive books to the school.

Read and listen to more about Edelstein’s class on WBZ Newsradio 1030.

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